Friday, July 5, 2013

John Kenneth Galbraith Literary Award writing contest ~ $2,000 prize

The Friends of Dutton-Dunwich are happy to announce their 2013 Writing Contest which is open to any Canadian author. The winners are announced and celebrated at a gala ceremony to honour Dunwich’s son, John Kenneth Galbraith, noted economist, statesman and author. It’s a grand evening of readings, music, good friends and refreshments. This great time is open to the authors and the public at no charge

First place: $2,000
Deadline: August 5, 2013
Word count limited to 3,000 to 3,500 words.
Entry fee: $10.
Full contest rules hereEntry form here.  

John F Kennedy conferring with Galgraith
The Canadian Writers' Contest Calendar  on sale now. If you’re looking for places to send your work, you should put contests on your list. The Canadian Writers’ Contest Calendar is a book that provides gives a full listing of annual contests in Canada arranged by deadline date. Since these contests recur each year, your Contest Calendar lasts a long time. It lists contests for short stories, poetry, children’s writing, novels, and nonfiction – contests for just about everyone.
Regularly, the Calendar costs $20 at one of Brian Henry's workshops or classes or $23.50 by mail. It is now on sale for just $17 at a class or workshop or $20 by mail. (all taxes and shipping included). 
To order, email

See Brian Henry's schedule here, including writing workshops and creative writing courses in Kingston, Peterborough, Toronto, Mississauga, Brampton, Georgetown, Milton, Oakville, Burlington, St. Catharines, Hamilton, Dundas, Kitchener, Guelph, London, Woodstock, Orangeville, Newmarket, Barrie, Orillia, Bracebridge, Sudbury, Muskoka, Peel, Halton, the GTA, Ontario and beyond.

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